HeidelbergCement has a long-term financing structure and a well-balanced debt maturity profile.
Debt maturity profile as at 31 December 20211) (€m)
With the €2 billion Euro Commercial Paper Programme and the €10 billion EMTN Programme, HeidelbergCement has framework programmes in the money and capital markets in place, which allow to issue the relevant securities within a short period of time.
The increasing market maturity for sustainability-linked forms of financing opens up new capital sources for the company to achieve its sustainability strategy.
HeidelbergCement continues to aim for a solid investment grade rating. The leverage ratio is to be maintained within the strategic corridor of 1.5x to 2.0x.